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Identity Technical Lead

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Recruiter: UK RI
Listed on: 13th May
Location: Swindon
Salary/Rate: £39,748 - £39,748
Type: Permanent

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Identity Technical Lead
Permanent, Full-Time
Swindon or Nottingham

We are recruiting for a highly skilled technologist with experience across several technology domains but with an emphasis on the identity and integration space. You will play a vital role in ensuring our identity and integration services are delivered and managed aligned with the business's needs. Working closely with DDaT colleagues and suppliers, you will ensure the technical solutions evolve following the roadmap, remaining fit for purpose, and providing an acceptable balance of flexibility versus control.

As the Identity Technical Lead, you will be responsible for understanding and implementing new services in the email and identity spaces, then transitioning them to delivery partners or arranging ongoing service delivery and ownership within the DDaT team.

For services we have transitioned to delivery partners you will work closely with colleagues to ensure services are maintained and evolved according to the business's requirements.

You'll need to be able to demonstrate the following

Technical knowledge and skills in a range of IT areas with a focus on: -

  • Active Directory and Azure Active Directory
  • Azure AD conditional access
  • Integration of SaaS applications, including SSO, Provisioning and API integration
  • Federated authentication protocols and technologies (e.g. SAML, OpenID Connect, Shibboleth)
  • Scripting experience (e.g. PowerShell or Python) and its use in managing Windows, O365, Azure technologies and RESTful APIs more broadly
  • Manipulating data and automating processes
  • Taking a problem or requirements specification and designing and implementing technical solutions
  • Working with delivery partners to drive value and performance improvements in delivering continuous improvement in a relevant IT field
  • Documentation and report writing skills to both technical and business audiences
  • Evidence-based decision making and following processes and policies and challenging where appropriate
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities in an agile manner.

Why chose UKRI?

We recognise and value our employees as individuals and aim to provide a pay and rewards package that motivates staff to perform to the best of their ability!

The reward package includes:

  • A flexible working scheme,
  • An outstanding pension scheme,
  • 30 days annual leave allowance plus public holidays

At UKRI, we believe that everyone has a right to be treated with dignity and respect, and to be provided with equal opportunities to thrive and succeed in an environment that enables them to do so. We also value diversity of thought and experience within inclusive groups, organisations and the wider community. For further information, please visit 'How we support EDI in the workforce'.

UKRI launched in April 2018, UKRI is a non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

How to Apply

Applicants are required to provide a CV and a cover letter outlining their suitability for the role.

Applications close 31st May 2022.